A noninvasive diagnostic tool to differentiate myocarditis from myocardial infarction: late gadolinium enhanced cardiac magnetic resonance

Mivelaz, Yvan ; Sekarski, Nicole ; Qanadli, Salah ; Meijboom, Erik ; Di Bernardo, Stefano

In: European Journal of Pediatrics, 2007, vol. 166, no. 9, p. 971-972

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    Summary
    Studies in adults have shown that late gadolinium enhanced cardiac magnetic resonance is a safe and noninvasive diagnostic tool which allows one to differentiate myocardial infarction from myocarditis. We believe that it may also be highly useful in the paediatric population for the same purpose